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|All Authors / Contributors:||
A Kotov; Bernard Cafferty
|ISBN:||0713418060 9780713418064 0713418079 9780713418071|
|Notes:||Algebraic notation. - With answers.
ISBN 0-7134-1807-9 Pbk : £3.75.
|Description:||221 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Part 1 Positional judgement: the three fishes of chess mastery; a general theory of middlegame; the basic postulates of positional play; positional assessment; the elements in practice; the centre; the clash of elements; learn from the World Champions; the mind of a grandmaster; how to train; exercises. Part 2 Planning: types of plan; one-stage plans; multi-stage plans; learn from the World Champions; practical advice; the mind of a grandmaster; how to train; exercises. Part 3 Combinational vision: training combinational vision; chessboard drama; the theory of combinations; the basic themes; the mind of a Grandmaster; learn from the World Champions; exercises. Part 4 Calculation and practical play: the calculation of variations; exercises; time trouble; the three fishes in action; the opening; the endgame; exercises; final words of advice. Solutions to the exercises.|
|Series Title:||Batsford chess books.; Club player's library.|
|Responsibility:||Alexander Kotov ; translated [from the Russian MS.] by Bernard Cafferty.|